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25 September 2015, 11:55 | Updated: 2 November 2017, 15:29
A Dutch doctor has discovered an exact formula behind songs that cheer us up! Here's the Top 10 most uplifting songs of all time.
They say there is a science behind everything and that's also true of the music that we listen to.
Now a Dutch doctor has come up with an exact formula behind the songs that make us feel good.
Cognitive Neurologist Dr. Jacob Jalij found there are certain things that make a song 'upbeat'.
Some of these factors include positive lyrics, a tempo of 150 beats per minute and also putting the song into a third major key.
The research was carried out by technology brand Alba and involved Dr Jolij going through 126 songs and getting Brits' feedback on the songs that make them happy.
So if you're looking for a fix of happiness today, see if this does it for you!